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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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<b>Friday/Jan. 21

</b>Chicago City Limits: America Idles. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1624 Trap Road, Vienna. Improvisational comedy. $24. www.wolftrap.org.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 22

</b>The Bigger Lights, Boys Will Be Boys and The Love Light at 6 p.m and Fight The Bear, Overdrive Superthruster at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Perú Negro With Eva Ayllón: “Festejo.” 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. A group of more than 30 dancers and musicians performs the rhythms, sounds and movements propagated along Peru’s coast by African slaves, joined by singer Eva Ayllón. Tickets $23-$46, available at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Microsoft Access. 2:30 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Introduction to creating, modifying and mastering databases using Microsoft's Access program. Age 13 and up. 703-293-6227.

<b>Sunday/Jan. 23

</b>Music Through An Artist’s Eyes. 2:30 p.m. Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. A free organ recital and reception in conjunction with a juried art exhibition. www.providencechurch.org/music_arts.

Brass of Peace. 7 p.m. Fairfax United Methodist Church, 10300 Stratford Ave., Fairfax. The music of Gabrieli, Bach, Mel Torme, Elgar, Joplin, Pierre Dubois and more. 703-635-5272 or www.brassofpeace.org.

Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala. 6 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Monday/Jan. 24

</b>Tales to Tails. 4 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Sign up to read to the dog. Age 6-12 with adult. 703-293-6227.

Teddy Bear Tales. 11 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Stories and songs. Tickets distributed 30 minutes before program begins. Age 13-23 months with adult. 703-249-1520.

Create A Story, Make A Friend. 3:30 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Create new stories to share. Age 6-12. 703-978-5600.

Rock Against Cancer with ZeroShift, Make Love & War, Bethany & The Guitar, Cerca Trova, Sol Bandits and Black Dog Prowl. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Tuesday/Jan. 25

</b>English Conversation Group. 7 p.m. City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North St., Fairfax. Conversation group for adults learning English. 703-293-6227.

Kings Park Library Friends Meeting. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Monthly meeting. Adults. 703-978-5600.

Twilight Tales. 7 p.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Come in pajamas to listen to stories. Age 3-6 with adult. 703-978-5600.

Pierre Bensusan. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Wednesday/Jan. 26

</b>Faculty Artist Series: Philippe Chao, Marcio Botelho and Patricia Parker. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

David Berkeley CD Release and Seth Glier. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Jan. 27

</b>“Annie.” 7:30 p.m. Lake Braddock Secondary School Little Theatre, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Tickets $12. www.lbmusical.webs.com.

Jonas Sees In Color, Poema, Queens Club, Mercury In Summer and The Baby Grand. 7 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Friday/Jan. 28

</b>Mason Jazz Concert. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

L.A. Theatre Works “The Real Dr. Strangelove.” 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Tickets $18-$36, available at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

“Annie.” 7:30 p.m. Lake Braddock Secondary School Little Theatre, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Tickets $12. www.lbmusical.webs.com.

Independent Living Project. 10 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Fridays from Jan. 28-March 11. 703-249-1520.

Callers and Brainfang at 7 p.m. and Murphy’s Kids, Irresponsible and Feed God Cabbage at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Saturday/Jan. 29

</b>Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie. 8 p.m. at George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. The German State Philharmonic, conducted by Philippe Entremont on its first tour of the U.S., performing Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche” and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4, Op. 98. Entremont also joins Sebastian Knauer on piano for Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos, No. 10 in E-Flat major, K. 365. Tickets are $30-$60, available at 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

“Annie.” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Lake Braddock Secondary School Little Theatre, 9200 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Tickets $12. www.lbmusical.webs.com.

Musical Tribute to Jim Tucker featuring The Lost Highway Band, Laurie Jones & SB2 and MHR at 5 p.m. and Passafire and Three Legged Fox at 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Sunday/Jan. 30

</b>Faculty Artist Series: Mira Yang, mezzo-soprano. 7 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Robbie Fulks and Timothy Bracken. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

Lab Rescue Club of the Potomac Adoption Event. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Petco, 9230-B Old Keene Mill Road in Burke. Talk with fosters and volunteers about dog ownership or choose the right dog to join your family. www.lab-rescue.org.

<b>Monday/Jan. 31

</b>Faculty Artist Series: Harry Watters, trombone and Dr. Dickinson, trombone. 8 p.m. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Harris Theatre, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Free. 888-945-2468 or cfa.gmu.edu.

Baby Signing. 11 a.m. Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke. Learn to sign words and letters. Tickets distributed 30 minutes before program begins. Age 2 with adult. 703-249-1520.

<b>Wednesday/Feb. 2

</b>Bands without Borders Featuring Brother Shamus, The Weathervanes and Half Brother. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.

<b>Thursday/Feb. 3

</b>An Evening with Todd Wright and Cal Everett. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. jamminjava.com.